Language Arts/English Vocab Section 3 part 1

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Beside the word is how to pronounce it. i hope that helps better pronouncing these :)

Abridge (a-BRIJ')

condense or shorten a story, long poem or any other piece of writing.

Adherent (ad-HER'-ant)

a follower, supporter; attached, sticking to such as a basketball team like Duke has Adherents (And i'm one of them).

Altercation (ol-TER-KA'-shen)

An irate argument (my original definition).

Cherubic (share-RÜ'-bik)

resembling an angel portrayed as a little child with a beautiful, round, or chubby face; sweet and innocent. commonly seen on certain church and/or religious cathedral ornate, stain-glass windows.

Condone (con-DŌN')

to overlook such as Iraq is refusing to condone the making of their nuclear weapon they are still making.

Dissent (DI-sent')

To disagree with ideas, topic, etc. Commonly in some irate and non-irate political arguments.

Eminent (em-UH-nuhnt)

famous, outstanding, distinguished also eminence is very hard to obtain and can be at sometimes, very easy to lose.

Exorcise (ek'-sōr-SIZ)

to drive out by magic; to dispose of something troublesome, menacing, or oppressive, this word is commonly confused with the other word thats spelled E-X-O-R-C-I-S-E, which means a method losing weight.

Fabricate (fab'-REH-kāt)

to make, manufacture, which is how fabrication factories in the mid industrial revolution age got their name.

Irate (ahy-RAT) or (I-rāt)

Angry, Furated, enraged, this is a common in spanish bullfight competition bulls (that in which are the term for these spanish bullfighters is lidiador).

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